Some memories forever entrenched in our hearts are our treasures indeed. One of them is early morning golden toast with amul butter topped with aai’s garlic chutney. 4 ingredients, 4 minutes I promise 😍😍 Ingredients and method: 6-8 pods garlic 1 cup grated coconut ( not dessicated) 2-3 tsp Red chilli pd 1 tbsp groundnut powder Grind all together, store in an air tight container. Continue reading Aai’s garlic chutney
Day 4 : “It’s not the mountains we conquer but ourselves”, Edmund Hilary . Distance 104 km, Elevation gain 3140 m, Moving time 7.55 min Conquering the Italian Dolomites was the dream we dreamt for the last 8 months…. And the day was here! The ride started as usual with a 5.30am bag drop. There was a eerie stillness in the air during breakfast, as … Continue reading The Italian Giro Files : Day 4
Take a crazy idea, add equally crazy people to it and sometimes it comes to life in the most memorable way possible! 13 girls, all used to the various luxuries in life, decided to take a detour from their usual girlie holiday ( London, Paris, Portugal, Milan) and embarked on an adventurous road trip in none other than Iceland. We started our … Continue reading 2 cars, 3 days, 1200 miles: A road trip of a lifetime through the land of fire and ice!
Onam and Vishu , two of the festivals that I used to wait for eagerly during childhood, not because of the new clothes or puja but because of this heavenly paayasam. I would excitedly hang around my grand mother in the kitchen, fascinated by the strength in her old, distorted fingers as they squeezed the milk out of the coconut, watch unblinkingly as the cashews … Continue reading Ammu’s Kadala Prathaman (paayasam )
I have been fortunate to have had two of the best cooks in the world guide me when I entered this amazing world of culinary heaven. On one hand, my mum, a totally and utterly eccentric chef, who could whip up the tastiest of food in an instant for as many people you could think of. But there was never a recipe not any measurement … Continue reading Varhadi Gola Bhaat
Some sample pictures of the deer workshop we attended, one summer morning, at Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Great experience and that too right at our doorstep. It was the rutting season and our tutor Danny Green educated us about the behaviour patterns of these beautiful animals. Continue reading Deer Workshop
Every Indian state and family has their own secret recipes which they swear by….. It is known by many names ie vaangi bhajee, vayudennengya masala, kathrikai curry, badanaekai, etc etc. These are all perfect and we have all been witness too many duels between varying factions of the fairer sex as to which recipe is the best. I don’t claim any of those lofty … Continue reading Aubergine Sabji